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American Express Earnings Rise on Higher Consumer Spending

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) today reported second quarter results after markets closed Tuesday night. The financial services company reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.43 on revenues net ...
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Today’s 52-Week Low Club

July 29, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today include four firms from different industries. The lows given below were set today and before Tuesday's closing bell. Meridian Bancorp Inc. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA

July 29, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday following a modestly better showing from companies reporting earnings before the opening bell. There was no major economic news today and everyone ...
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Plug Power Squeezes Even More Out of Walmart

The roller coaster ride also known as Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) got another lift Tuesday following the company's announcement that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has added 286 fuel-cell ...
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Will Boeing Benefit From Airbus Order Cancellation?

Airbus is having serious trouble finding buyers for its A380 jumbo jet. The latest hit came Tuesday with the cancellation of an order for six of the world's largest passenger ...
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Are UPS Results Bad for the U.S. Postal Service?

Tuesday's earnings report from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) disappointed investors, not because the package delivery service missed estimates but because the company expects to invest more money to ...
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Will iPhone 6 Really Include Sapphire Glass?

A report on Monday from Taiwan-based Trendforce has cast some doubt over whether Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will use a full sapphire glass cover in the coming iPhone version 6. ...
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Case-Shiller Reports Slowing House Price Growth

The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index for May tumbled 1.5% for both the 20-city and the 10-city composite indexes. The 20-city composite rose 9.3% year-over-year, well below the consensus estimate for ...
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Sears.com Sold Erectile Treatment With Viagra Ingredients

A purported herbal sexual health supplement called O.M.G. has been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to contain generic sildenafil, the active ingredient in Pfizer Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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UPS Stock Hammered on Lowered EPS Outlook

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The package delivery service reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 on revenues of ...
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BP Stock Falters After Earnings on Threat of More Russian Sanctions

BP PLC (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of $1.09 on revenues of ...
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Drugmakers Merck, Pfizer Eke Out Profit Hikes

Drug giant Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The company posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85 and revenues ...
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Herbalife Earnings Miss Estimates for First Time in 22 Quarters

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported second-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Monday. The nutrition and weight loss company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.55 on revenues ...
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Today’s 52-Week Low Club

July 28, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today include three healthcare firms and one shipping company. The lows given below were set today. Cerulean Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: CERU) held ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA in Check

July 28, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Monday following a couple of significant merger announcements early in the morning. The only economic news out today was pending home sales, which ...
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